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BAAFSSO’s Call to Action

January 28, 2020

In mid-December, the Black Alumni, Administrators, Faculty, Students, and Staff Organization (BAAFSSO) gathered with President Dr. Sue Henderson, Provost Dr. Tamara Jhashi, Assistant Provost Dr. Karen...

NJ Professors Demand What Is Long Overdue

January 28, 2020

In late November, the American Federation of Teachers Local 1839 held a rally at NJCU to demand a contract for full time and adjunct faculty. This was part of a statewide demonstration to help faculty...

Remembering The Lives Lost

Candles were lit to remember the victims who were killed.
December 17, 2019

This past Thursday evening a candlelight vigil was held at NJCU for the victims who lost their lives in the December 10th shooting at a nearby kosher supermarket. Victims: Detective Joseph Seals, who...

Shooting in Jersey City leaves 6 Dead and the City in Fear

Lights slowly come back on across campus as the lockdown was lifted.
December 12, 2019

Yesterday on December 10, a violent shooting happened on MLK Boulevard and Bidwell Avenue, as well as the surrounding area, not far from NJCU's main campus. Two gunmen, who had only been identified as...

CO-OP Fire: Update on the Oct 25 th Fire in Student Dorm

Photo by Darren Greene
November 29, 2019

  Jersey City Firefighters were called to the Co-op Residence Hall on Friday, Oct. 25 th, where they encountered heavy smoke coming from one of the dorm rooms.   Firefighters evacuated...

Counseling Center: Fourth Counselor Hired; Waitlist Decreases

Counseling Center: Fourth Counselor Hired; Waitlist Decreases
November 29, 2019

  Do you remember the staggering wait-list due to lack of staff in the counseling center?   Well, steps are being taken to alleviate the situation. Recently the counseling center hired...

Baby It’s Cold Inside

Temperature in Fries Hall, November 19, 2019.
November 19, 2019

    Temperatures plunged in two buildings on campus last week: Karnoutsos Hall and Fries Hall.   Professors had to teach in classrooms with hats, coats, scarves, and gloves....

Tuition has increased

Tuition has increased
October 29, 2019

Having trouble paying for that Dunkin’ Latte? Don’t have enough money for books? If your bank account keeps shrinking, it could be the annual tuition hikes you’re paying.   According to...

Friday Night Fire at Student Dorm

Photo by Darren Greene
No one hurt
October 28, 2019

Students were forced to evacuate Friday night after a fire broke out at the Co-Op Residence Hall.  There were no reported injuries.   A report from the Jersey City Fire Department (JCFD) said...

Counseling Center: waitlist continues to decrease

Counseling Center: waitlist continues to decrease
April 23, 2019

NJCU has reduced its waitlist to 18 students. In March, The Gothic Times reported that there were 37 students on the list. Abisola Gallagher-Hobson, the director of Counseling and Wellness Services,...

Henderson reverses commencement decision

Henderson reverses commencement decision
March 28, 2019

The changes to this year's commencement ceremony that have been protested by students for the last week have been reversed.  In an email sent from the Office of the President, Dr. Sue Henderson thanked...

Outrage over graduation change grows

Outrage over graduation change grows
Students meet with the president and administrators, petition collects 4,000 signatures, issues remain unresolved
March 28, 2019

Update: Dr. Henderson informed the community in a March 28 email that there will be one large Commencement ceremony at the Prudential Center on May 16. Students will have their individual names called...

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